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The Resource The Spirit moves : a history of Black social dance on film, 1900-1986, produced, edited, directed and narrated by Mura Dehn

The Spirit moves : a history of Black social dance on film, 1900-1986, produced, edited, directed and narrated by Mura Dehn

Label
The Spirit moves : a history of Black social dance on film, 1900-1986
Title
The Spirit moves
Title remainder
a history of Black social dance on film, 1900-1986
Statement of responsibility
produced, edited, directed and narrated by Mura Dehn
Title variation
History of Black social dance on film, 1900-1986
Contributor
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Jazz dance from the turn of the century to 1950: "Filmed at the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem in the 1950s, Part 1 features demonstrations of ragtime and jazz dances by well-known artists at the Savoy, including James Berry, Pepsi Bethel, Teddy Brown, Sandra Gibson, Leon James, Al Minns and Frankie Manning. Dances in Part 1 include the Cakewalk, Charleston, Black Bottom, Suzie Q, Shake Blues, Gutbucket Blues, Trunky Doo, Big Apple, and some aerial Lindy Hop" -- Container
  • Savoy Ballroom of Harlem, 1950s: "Part 2 features footage of dancing by the general public... [including] Al Minns and Leon James. Dances in Part 2 include Bebop, Lindy, Shim Sham, Charleston, and an aerial Lindy contest for the Harvest Moon Ball Championships" -- Container
  • Postwar era: "Filmed at P.S. 28 (Brooklyn) and at the Palladium (New York), Part 3 features dances from the 'Bebop Era'. Dances in Part 3 include the Flying Harlem Home Style, Bebop improvisations, the Mambo and an Applejack Challenge. Prominent dancers in Part 3 include Teddy Brown, Sugar Sullivan, Jack Asquiew, Leroy Appens, Tandaleo and Jackie" -- Container
Related
Cataloging source
MUM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Camera, Herbert Matter
Language note
In English
Runtime
118
Technique
live action
Label
The Spirit moves : a history of Black social dance on film, 1900-1986, produced, edited, directed and narrated by Mura Dehn
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Collective titles & individual titles from disc menus
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Jazz dance from the turn of the century to 1950 (44 min.) -- Savoy Ballroom of Harlem, 1950s (34 min.) -- The postwar era (40 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
3 videodiscs (118 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 880104455810
  • 880104455827
  • 880104455834
Other physical details
sd., b&w :
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn288960446
  • (OCoLC)ocn506162871
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Spirit moves : a history of Black social dance on film, 1900-1986, produced, edited, directed and narrated by Mura Dehn
Publication
Note
Collective titles & individual titles from disc menus
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Jazz dance from the turn of the century to 1950 (44 min.) -- Savoy Ballroom of Harlem, 1950s (34 min.) -- The postwar era (40 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
3 videodiscs (118 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 880104455810
  • 880104455827
  • 880104455834
Other physical details
sd., b&w :
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn288960446
  • (OCoLC)ocn506162871
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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